Media Releases

Sixth World Meeting of Families

Posted February 5, 2009
“IT IS IN THE HOME WHERE ONE LEARNS TO TRULY LIVE” The family as the basic school of life was the underlying message of the 6th World Meeting of Families. Held in Mexico City from Jan 14-18, it was a colourful and inspiring experience of the Universal Church. For five days, families from around the… View Article

Ordination to Priesthood of Reverend Nicolas Maurice

Posted July 11, 2008
Engineering a Life of God’s Work Over two hundred people lined up in St Carthage’s Cathedral, Lismore to be blessed by the Church’s newest Priest after his first Mass, the day after his Ordination. Father Nicolas Maurice was Ordained on 3rd July in a very moving ceremony that was witnessed by a congregation that filled… View Article

Senior Priest Dies

Posted July 1, 2008
Father Anthony Hoade, a senior priest of the Lismore Diocese, died on Saturday 28th June at hospital on the Gold Coast as a result of complications following surgery. Father Hoade was aged 79. He was born at Ballyglunin, County Galway, Ireland on April 16, 1929. After preparatory school he entered Mt Melleray Seminary County Waterford… View Article

Ordination to Priesthood of Reverend Nicolas Maurice

Posted July 1, 2008
Ordination of Reverend Nicolas Maurice July 3,2008 Nicolas was born in Durban, South Africa, and completed his early schooling there. He is the eldest of three. In 1990, he along with his parents and sister and brother moved to Brisbane when he was 15 years old. He completed Year 12 at Runcorn State High School… View Article

42nd World Communications Day

Posted May 2, 2008
MESSAGE OF THE HOLY FATHER BENEDICT XVI 42nd WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY Sunday, 4 May 2008 The Media: At the Crossroads between Self-Promotion and Service. Searching for the Truth in order to Share it with Others. Dear Brothers and Sisters! 1. The theme of this year’s World Communications Day – “The Media: At the Crossroads between… View Article